Sep 6, 2010 5:00pm EDT
♪ ♪ >> glenn: this is about those in washington stop spending us into oblivion. they're continually piling on more unsustainable debt. the best way to fundamentally transform america is collapse it first. i'm a recovering alcoholic. let me tell you something. the first step to recovery is admitting that we have a problem. hello. my name is america. and we have a problem. ♪ ♪ >> glenn: -- >>> hello, america. welcome to a special week on the "glenn beck program." i'm judge napolitano. glenn is on vacation, but we'll bring you up to date on what he has been covering all year. crash course in beck studies. many of you watch the program religiously and some of you catch it every once in a while. others tuned in for the first time tonight. we have something for everyone, including special guests, special commentary, my thoughts and a whole lot more. let's kick it off with tonight's portion of the back-to-school crash course. it's labor day. it's fitting to start with our economy and the colossal threats it to. glenn takes it away. keep an eye out for someone else popping up this hour.
Sep 14, 2010 5:00pm EDT
to for the good of all of us. but they know coming out and banning things like french fries not really going to go over well. have progressives ever done that before? >> oh, yes, thank you for asking. yes, they have it's a good thing we have our little time chart because if you know history. you're going to be able to remember let's see 1920, it's the 18th amendment. what is that? that's prohibition, a lot of alcoholics, you know, a lot of alcoholics, it's best for society if we say just say no to booze. well, that worked out well. by the way, one of my favorite movies, untouchables, great. oh, that had something to do with this. that's right, from 1920 to 1933, we had prohibition, no booze. >> yeah, didn't work out well, remember sean connery, you got to choose. what are you prepared to? remember that, yeah, didn't work out well. we can't just ban things, we've learned from history, we have a new approach. now, we don't ban, no, no, we nudge. we can just nudge people. what is a nudge? oh, look at this book, it's nudge. see what nudge is, instead of banning it, you'll have to special order french
Sep 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
the suspect are safe, have been safely removed. >> why did you shoot him? >> obviously, anytime there is a use of deadly force by police officers, it is a long investigation, and that will go through the investigation process. [ inaudible ] based on the information that we had, we believe that the hostages' lives were in danger. [ inaudible ] i don't know the answer to tha that. [ overtalk ] >> i don't know the order in which he went down and the explosive device went off. >> so there you go. the suspect is in custody after being shot by police. in addition, the hostages are all safe. we'll bring you updates throughout this hour on this and hurricane earl, which has just been upgraded to category four storm. we're back throughout the hour. first, glenn beck begins right now. ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. we live in a crazy world, don't we? i want to talk to you about, i mean real insanity today. there are some things happening in our country that you really need to understand. the first thing is how to understand how the economy works. i want to explain to you there is some economic terror
Sep 2, 2010 2:00am EDT
sure you follow us on twitter, and it's all brian brothers on twitter, too. we're going to post more on greta wire. bill o'reilly is next. ck throughout the ght. hour. first, glenn beck begins right now. ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. we live in a crazy world, don't we? i want to talk to you about, i mean real insanity today. there are some things happening in our country that you really need to understand. the first thing is how to understand how the economy works. i want to explain to you there is some economic terror coming our way. the economic terror alert system. i'll get into that in a minute. i want to show you some of the stats on why i'm still concerned about the economy and what is coming. you have to watch the show a full hour. the evidence is pretty overwhelming. the number of the troubled banks hit the highest level since 1993. it's now at 829. the fed says they are not going to buy our debt, but now they are. especially if things get much worse and i'm sure it's not going to. the fed has already bought $1.4 trillion of our debt, to stimulate the chi. so you